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Achiote Chicken Tacos with Avocado

3 servings
Achiote Chicken Tacos with Avocado

Product Details

Active time: 15 min, Total time: 25 min, 3 servings

This achiote marinade transforms humble chicken tacos into something bright, bold, and beautiful. A quick salsa combines citrus and spice, balanced with creamy avocado.

What You Get

Achiote-marinated chicken breast

Shallot or spring onion

Serrano pepper (optional)



Cabbage slaw




What You’ll Need


Olive oil

Makes 3 servings

Active Time: 15 minutes 

Total Time: 25 minutes 

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Remove the chicken from the marinade and season with salt. In a large cast-iron skillet or ovenproof pan over medium heat, warm 3 tablespoons olive oil. Add the chicken and cook until golden on the first side, 5 minutes. Flip the chicken and transfer the pan to the oven. Bake until the chicken is no longer pink at the center, 10 minutes. Transfer the chicken to a cutting board to rest, 5 minutes. Slice the meat across the grain.

Step 2

Meanwhile, thinly slice about ½ cup of shallot. Seed and thinly slice the chile, if using. In a bowl, combine the shallot and chile, drizzle with the juice of ½ lime and ½ orange, season with salt, and toss to coat.

Step 3

In a bowl, combine the cabbage slaw, juice of ½ lime, 1 tablespoon olive oil, and a pinch of salt, and toss to coat. Peel, pit, and dice the avocado. Pick the cilantro leaves and toss the stems.

Step 4

To warm the tortillas, in a dry pan over medium-high heat, flash the tortillas for 30 seconds on each side. Wrap them in a clean towel to steam through and keep warm.

Step 5

To build the tacos, place the tortillas on plates, doubling up, if you like. Fill with the chicken and shallot-chile mixture, top with the avocado, and scatter with the cilantro leaves. Serve warm, with the cabbage slaw on the side.

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